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About Nasza Księgarnia

Nasza Księgarnia, founded in 1921, is the oldest publishing house of children’s literature in Poland. We publish  traditional classic as well as modern works for younger children, teenagers and young adults and they come in different genre and format, such as poetry, fairy tales, short stories, picture books and full-length novels.
A number of our books have received various prestigious Polish and foreign awards, granted by children-jurors as well as generally recognised literary organisations and committees. We always do our best to meet the various needs of our readers and try to live up to their expectations.
All our books are published according to the highest editorial standards. Nasza Księgarnia still keeps abreast of the times, skilfully uniting tradition with modernity.


For translation rights please contact:

Agnieszka Zielińska - Foreign Rights
Nasza Księgarnia Publishing House
Sarabandy 24c, 02-868 Warsaw, Poland
e-mail: a.zielinska@nk.com.pl
ph. + 48 22 643 93 89
fax + 48 22 643 70 28
Books
A Year in the Countryside

A Year in the Countryside

Here is Bessie and Peter Listek’s small agritouristic farm. They are helped in their everyday work in the fields and the farmyard by their children Timmy, Maya, Frank, and by Grandma and Henry. There are animals resident there too: in the barn there is a cow, a horse, sheep and pigs, in the kennel there’s a dog, cats frolic in the shed (where grain, hay and straw are stored) and a cockerel, hen and chicks live in the coop. The family are often visited by Jenny Mulberry (who goes everywhere...read more
boardbook
age: 2-6
rights sold to:Germany
Mathematical Pizza

Mathematical Pizza

Who fancies a delicious piece of mathematical pizza? Anna Ludwicka, a mathematician and graphic designer in one, has created a book full of trivia and fascinating tasks. It will convince any child that maths can be great fun and perhaps even… an artistic discipline. Readers will have the opportunity to draw a binary tree, create a picture with dice, design a mathematical carpet, lead a snail along a Mobius strip, and, finally, think up an impossible object.read more
activity book
age: 6-14
rights sold to:ChinaRussia
How Does It Work? Animals

How Does It Work? Animals

Klara loves animals and wants to know everything there is to know about them. In the future she wants to become a biologist or a vet, or a zoo technician, or a forester, or an animal psychologist, or a pet sitter… It’s so hard to make a decision! For now she spends every free moment she has finding out new things. Her grandad tirelessly helps Klara out and patiently answers any questions she has with the aid of his funny pictures. Why do dogs leave wet paw prints? Why do pigs wallow in mud?...read more
hardcover
age: 4-10
rights sold to:ChinaCzech RepublicRussiaUkraine
Around the World

Around the World

This is an amazing story about two round-the-world trips. You read about one of them vertically and about the other horizontally… Thanks to the book’s “accordion" construction you can read it page by page, or, as we would recommend, you can spread the book out on the floor and follow the characters’ adventures step by step. The first journey (East to West) is undertaken by a friendly family who want to visit the world’s most popular landmarks! Sometimes it will prove difficult to...read more
hardcover
age: 6-10
rights sold to:ChinaCzech RepublicFrance
City in the Clouds. City Underground.

City in the Clouds. City Underground.

Special Agent Timmy says: THIS IS NOT A NORMAL BOOK! It’s an accordion book that you can read one page after another like a traditional book, or you can spread the whole thing out to form a map – or rather two maps, because here we find a panorama of two cities: sky-high on one side of the accordion and underground on the other. See which way of travelling around these unusual cities suits you best! Regardless of which you choose, don’t forget about the mission Timmy must complete and...read more
hardcover
age: 6-10
Adventure Seekers. The Magic Ring

Adventure Seekers. The Magic Ring

Prick up your ears, prop up your tails. Move close to the fire as the storm outside rages. Ruffle your whiskers and listen up – My magical ballad unfolds on these pages. Here are our three heroes, revelers like yourselves. In their hearts a love of adventure burns. They’d blindly walk right into great trouble Not expecting a penny in return. One of them walks around literally blindly He’s a bat, so his eyesight is shady indeed. The second’s a bison from a wild forest And the third is a...read more
hardcover
age: 4-10
Illustrated Greek Myths for Children

Illustrated Greek Myths for Children

What was the beginning of the world like? Who lived on Mount Olympus and who ended up in Hades? Why did Zeus punish Prometheus? Where did the seasons come from? Why do people experience misery and sadness? Who were Daedalus and Icarus? What labours did Heracles have to perform? If you want your child to find out the answers to these and other questions, and have fun along the way, Illustrated Greek Myths for Children is the perfect book for you. This incredible book is not only an introduction...read more
boardbook
age: 4-10
rights sold to:China
The History of Cars

The History of Cars

People have always wanted to move more quickly and more comfortably. For a few thousand years they dreamt about a vehicle that would be able to move without the aid of horses. But it was only a little over a hundred years ago that the first car was created. Could anyone imagine their lives without it today? It would be very strange, don’t you think? In this book we’ll show you how cars have changed over the years. You’ll find out which model was voted the ugliest car in automotive...read more
hardcover
age: 6-14
Paddy's First Words

Paddy's First Words

The second book about Paddy’s adventures focuses on the first words typical in child speech development. One- and two-year-old children learn to understand and use these words. A two-year-old starts to join words together, which means they can already create simple sentences. For older children, this book will be ideal for making their first steps in reading. The book’s deliberately simple format and beautiful illustrations naturally support your child’s speech development.read more
boardbook
age: 2-3
Paddy Learns to Speak

Paddy Learns to Speak

Meet Paddy and his jolly family! This friendly toddler will become your child’s favourite companion as they take their first steps in learning to speak. The first instalment of Paddy’s adventures is especially for the very young, and also for slightly older children who have taken their time to learn to speak. It focuses predominantly on onomatopoeia and vowels that are used by children as young as one. The book’s deliberately simple format and beautiful illustrations naturally support...read more
boardbook
age: 2-3
rights sold to:Germany